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global warming

Global Warming Increases the Risk of an Extinction Domino Effect

The complex network of interdependencies between plants and animals multiplies the species at risk of extinction due to environmental change, according to...
Quantum computing

Quantum Computing at Scale: Australian Scientists Achieve Compact, Sensitive Qubit Readout

Professor Michelle Simmons’ team at UNSW Sydney has demonstrated a compact sensor for accessing information stored in the electrons of individual atoms – a...
blood cancer

Faster, Cheaper Way to Make Gene-Therapies Wins Grant

Funding to progress new gene delivery methodThe NSW government has awarded $500,000 to Indee Labs to partner with the University of Sydney to eliminate...
Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Can Predict Your Personality… Simply by Tracking Your Eyes

It’s often been said that the eyes are the window to the soul, revealing what we think and how we feel. Now, new researchreveals that...
koalas

Australian Scientists Crack the Genetic Code of Koalas

A team of Australian and international scientists – including UNSW Sydney Professor Marc Wilkins – have made a significant breakthrough, successfully sequencing the full koala...
3D Printing Systems, Laser Sintering, 3D printed electronics, 3D printed, Landmark 3D Metal Additive, copper inks

Optomec Showcases Industrial 3D Printing Systems at the National Manufacturing Conference

Optomec, a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems, announced today that the company, along with its partner, EMONA, will showcase its industry proven Aerosol...
stars interrogated

340,000 Stars Interrogated in Search for Sun’s Siblings

A Sydney-led international group of astronomers has revealed the "DNA" of more than 340,000 stars in the first major data release from the Galactic...
quantum bitsvideo

Precision Atom Qubits Achieve Milestone

The unique Australian approach of creating quantum bits from precisely positioned individual atoms in silicon is reaping major rewards, with UNSW Sydney-led scientists showing...
Mass Shootings

Gun Laws Stopped Mass Shootings in Australia

The odds that a 22-year absence of mass shootings in Australia since 1996 gun reforms are due to chance are one in 200,000, new...
cancer drugs

Light-Activated Cancer Drugs Without Toxic Side Effects: Fresh Insight

Cancer drugs activated by light, minimizing toxic side-effects, are a step closer thanks to new research from University of Warwick and Monash University...
algorithms

The Algorithms of Our Future Thinking Machines

It has been almost a year since IT researchers at Uppsala University and KTH received 24 million kronor from the Swedish Research Council for...
Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Discovery: Bacterial Burden Begins During First Years of Life

Cystic fibrosis (CF) shortens life by making the lungs prone to repeated bacterial infections and associated inflammation. UNC School of Medicine researchers have now...
brain scanner

Portable 3D Brain-Scanner Set to Save Lives

A new portable, non-invasive brain scanner is set to speed-up the diagnosis of brain injuries and stroke types by creating an immediate 3D image...
wearable devices

Wearable Devices to Remotely Manage Patient Chronic Conditions

Wearable devices to remotely manage patient chronic conditions are set to become available for the medical profession as part of an Australian first.The move follows...
Self-Injury

Self-Injury More About Coping Than a Cry for Help

New research has revealed that most people who harm themselves do it as a way to deal with their emotional pain, rather than a...
autonomous bionic drones

NTU Scientists Suggest Flies Could Help to Monitor Disease Outbreaks by...

An international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have proposed that swarms of flies can be used to help monitor...
whales

Navy Efforts to Protect Whales Have Limited Effect

Naval efforts to protect endangered whales by gradually increasing the noise levels of sonar have limited benefit, researchers at the University of St Andrews...
climate change

15,000 Scientists Warn Time Is Running out to Save the Planet

Twenty five years ago, a majority of the world’s living Nobel Laureates united to sign a warning letter about the Earth; today, scientists have...
digital skillsvideo

RMIT Delivers App Dev Skills for Jobs of the Future with...

The collaboration will provide opportunities to thousands of students that want to join the booming app economy and develop the digital skills they need...
obesity

New Tool to Tackle Childhood Obesity

It is hoped the free menu planning tool for early childhood education and care providers will help to address current statistics that show, one...